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Jan 17, 2013 2:00pm EST
choices rationally. but every science that looked at this question after economics says that is not the case. look at the very simple question of, do we like choices? well, you know, we have this thing where we go to a mall or shopping store, every decision we make gets physically exhausting. by the time we make the final decision we are actually physically exhausted and making a final decision in the quality of first. it is why there are candy bars at the check-outline. because they know we will make dumb decisions at end of the shopping excursion. we tend to think that having lots of choices is better. democracy. why we love looking at an ice cream inside of a freezer. but at the same time, if there are too many choices, we tend to not make a decision. and there is a famous paper that says, if you're offered six flavors of jam or 24 flavors of jam, which would make you more likely to pick a flavor? it's six. we like having our choices constricted. >> i think we also like to be told what to do and what to choose sometimes as well. now to play the other side, do you disagree? >> i agree
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm EST
first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. [ male announcer ] how do you make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> on "mad money" we are searching for bull markets. not just the loud ones. the bull markets get a lot of media attention. sometimes the best bull markets are the ones that are under the radar. suddenly you look over and the stock you never heard of had a new high after a new high after a new high. i don't think anyone in the audience has thought about it. i'm talking about the market in packaging. the industry has been on fire. if you are a food company, you know that new companies can drive sales that allows the food to last longer. and in this business it comes down to two companies that you never heard of. bms, joked about to stand for buy my stock. and berry plastics group. which
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 1:00pm EST
isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> it's time for the power r rundown with john carney. nicolas sarkozy and his supermodel wife considering moving to london according to reports to avoid the tax. 75% in france. gerard depardieu now a resident. tip of the riiceberg? >> i can't blame anyone escaping a 75% tax rate. i would love to see sarkozy in buttoned-up london. could you see him ogling kate middleton? >> the british press would love it. john? >> i think there will be more of this. and i think we will see push back, some of the higher tax governments in europe say we need tax harmization. that won't happen, but we'll see a push for it. >> topic number two, this involves our poll. we asked all of you out there via yahoo! finance should companies be allowed to limit what employees say about them on social media sites? 18% of you said yes, it's meant to protected the company and employees. 21% said, no, workers have the right to speak freely online. 61% said employees need to use commonsense when talking online. this reminds me, you know, we don't
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 1:00pm EST
each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. with multiple lacerations to the wing and a fractured beak. surgery was successful, but he will be in a cast until it is fully healed, possibly several months. so, if the duck isn't able to work, how will he pay for his living expenses? aflac. like his rent and car payments? aflac. what about gas and groceries? aflac. cell phone? aflac, but i doubt he'll be using his phone for quite a while cause like i said, he has a fractured beak. [ male announcer ] send the aflac duck a get-well card at getwellduck.com. >>> all right. we are back as we continue to follow the facebook unveiling today. what mark zuckerberg, the ceo calls the graph search. you can search content only shared with you. now let's hear from the man himself. >> we believe that we're giving the people the tools to map out this graph, then that map that people build can be the basis for building a lot of different kinds of services for connecting. >> not great quality of audio obviously but facebook was a bit restricted when it came to m
CNBC
Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm EST
, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. office superstore ink retailer in america. now get $6 back in staples rewards for every ink cartridge you recycle when you spend $50 on hp ink. staples. that was easy. ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. make it worth watching. introducing the 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. introducing the 2013 lexus ls. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. >>. >> time for some housekeeping on monday, jeff from nebraska called with a question on irwonwood pharma. it is an exciting pharma play that launched a drug that is designed to bring relief to people who suffered from irritable bowel syndrome. it's up in anticipation of the launch. ironwood et's ood beat the street's earning earning expectations, with t
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am EST
food ingredients areas. i think those areas are areas where innovation and science really bring a difference to the customers, and they're taking it up and they're utilizing it. i think other areas, there's a wait and see attitude. you know, are we, in this country, going to deal with our deficit? you know, as china comes through their transition in power, they're the two biggest hurdles i see in front of us that we still have to clear to create a real strong economic environment for the world. >> so, the deficit, and the talk that we've heard now coming out of washington, is that we're going to push things back, the debt ceiling will be pushed off essentially for three months. is that good news or bad news? i mean what would you like to see happen right away? >> well, i do think that that just continues the uncertainty. you know, i think if there's a time frame and a time line and they can make real progress that that's a positive. i think to the extent that they just keep -- if they keep moving it out i think that's going to be a negative. you know, certainly it's not going to b
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Jan 15, 2013 9:00am EST
guide him, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> we had hoped to bring you an interview with walmart's head of u.s. operations right now, but we're unable to do so. good morning to you. >> good morning, everyone. about 20 minutes ago, maybe even less at this point, i received a call from walmart, and they have canceled the interview that we had previously scheduled with walmart u.s. ceo bill simon. he spoke earlier today, gave a speech at the national retail federation's big show, discussing things like walmart boosting sources of u.s. products by $50 billion over the next ten years. offering jobs to veterans, when they come back from active duty. but they decided to cancel our interview today. they simply said it was a scheduling issue, and that they were on their way to the airport. that's all that they would say at this time. really, it's the viewers that lose out unfortunately, because we had hoped to bring you this interview. we'll do what we can to revive it in the coming days a
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 3:00pm EST
able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. . >>> welcome back. three minutes before the closing bell rings. want to show you this trading pattern. this has been typical for the last few weeks now where you get the selloff in the morning and then we drift higher the rest of the day, and the feeling, prevailing wisdom is that it's the late afternoon trade, that that's the smart money coming into the market here, and once again that seems to be what's happening here. we're finishing neither highs of the day with the dow gaining about 56, 57 points and, again, any positive close for the dow and s&p a new five-year high. then we wait for more numbers or the bell. google starting to roll over near the close. estimates for their earnings were coming down. initially we heard $10.47. now it's down to 10.42 for google's earnings. we'll see what those look like and ibm will be out about the same time, and as you see, ibm is moving higher towards the close. estimates there, $5.25 per share. around 4:30 eastern time te
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 1:00pm EST
something intrinsic to the science of lithium ion batteries that make them more prone to these kinds of catastrophic failures? >> absolutely. they are very small and very powerful. even the big batteries are a bunch of small batteries put together. if you get damage or defect, they put up a lot of energy quickly. >> is it smart to use them in something as complex and potentially life-impacting as an airplane? >> they are already used in lot of airplanes. including joint strike fighter. in some of the new airbus planes. they are in the chevy volt. they are kind of everywhere. so i don't think you will see a retreat from the batteries. what you will see is efforts to make them safer. >> how do you mitigate the risk? >> there is very sophisticated systems that monitor voltage, to keep wires from short circuiting. when they do flame up, you want it control the fires immediately. there is a lot of different ways dhe go at this problem. >> craig, thank you very much. we hope to be back with you soon as we follow this story. we appreciate you being here. >> my pleasure. >> united technologies
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Jan 16, 2013 9:00am EST
and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> let's get to the cme group on a wednesday morning and go to rick santelli. >> i find it fascinating, first of all, i think gold bugs outnumber pretty much every other type of bug when it comes to trading. so the story about germany and the gold, and the u.s. holding the gold, and how it's going to go back, is a story that just has the floor abuzz. it's one of those big stories. a lot of good humor associated with it as well. but i'm not looking at it from that vantage point. you know, there's been many tweets already as to the motivation. and of course, the conspiracy theorists are coming out in full force. but let's look at exports. one topic that we know is real, is the depreciation going on of the yen through various programs that they certainly seem various that they certainly seem to be jumps in the fray. whether it's called quantitative easing, monetizing. we now see japan is really trying to stop their malaise of well more than a decade and a half
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 4:00am EST
terms of momentum as we identify with the life sciences, energy, natural resources, liquidities all in terms of fm services or retail and goods. and a deal supported by the practices like business obligation services, bpo and also i.t. and cost structure and supported by advanced technologies like cloud, mobility, mobility, these are the services which will enable customers to be able to use their business models. >> and we will leave it there. thank you so much, sir, for your time this morning. >>> now, staying in asia, in japan, exporters helped fuel a market surge in tokyo on the back of weakness. toshiko is here with more on what's keeping the currency down. do we expect this to continue? >> yeah, kelly, it has a lot to do with what the bank of japan does next week. the market is clearly banking on mormon tear stimulus. the yen fell against the dollar, hit ago 2 1/2 year mark. the nikkei is reporting that the boj is preparing mormon tear easing. possible moves include a roughly $200 billion expansion over the boj's asset purchase program. this would be the first time in more tha
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 3:00pm EST
deals were also down 6%. clean technology and life sciences were among the hardest hit sectors. >> what's behind this decline, and what does it mean forthcoming year? is it a big worry as america tries to lead in innovation? joining us brad weinberg of blueprint health, here with us at the new york stock exchange, an accelerator that funds primarily health i.t. startups, and john baackes is also with us of new atlantic ventures which invests mostly in mobile technology and e-commerce. john, we'll start with you. how much of this decline had to do with concerns of the fiscal cliff at the end of last year? what do you think? >> the decline, bill, if you take a look at it, was completely represented in the clean tech sector and the life sciences sector. the sectors we invest in are software and internet. this was the best year, 2012, for software investments since 2001. it was the second best year for internet investments since 2001. so the total picture might look grim, but in the space of technology. software and internet, it's a good story. >> software and internet as it relate
CNBC
Jan 17, 2013 9:00am EST
aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. office superstore ink retailer in america. now get $6 back in staples rewards for every ink cartridge you recycle when you spend $50 on hp ink. staples. that was easy. >>> debt ceiling ises much a war of words as it is with numbers. what constitutes a default? and with the economic damage of hitting the ceiling could it be worse than the fiscal cliff? steve liesman has more on that. steve. >> the questions are not easy. they again into sell mandics and have everything to do with if the debt ceiling is solved, and if only for investors, the most important part, what's the economic impact? let's look at some of the rhetoric. the debt ceiling, is it a real tragedy or soap opera? what we have done is
CNBC
Jan 23, 2013 9:00am EST
rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. there's this island -- and it's got super-cute kangaroos. barrow island has got rare kangaroos. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> let's get to maria bartiromo joining us from the world economic forum in davos, this time with morgan stanley's ceo. maria? >> hi there, thanks so much, carl. i'm with jam morgan right now. james, it's nice to see you again. >> great to be here, maria. >> thank you so much for joining us. i want to kick it off with really what you're doing at morgan stanley. you have talked over the last week about the repositioning in deleverage mode. tell us where you are in the process and what we could look forward to in terms of your continuing to deleverage and reposition morgan stanley. >> we felt last week was an important time to reflect on th
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am EST
, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. nothing. are you stealing our daughter's school supplies and taking them to work? no, i was just looking for my stapler and my... this thing. i save money by using fedex ground and buy my own supplies. that's a great idea. i'm going to go... we got clients in today. [ male announcer ] save on ground shipping at fedex office. ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. >>> welcome back to "squawk box." a litany of data hitting the wires. empire manufacturing, a january number. minus 7.78. this comes off of a minus 8.1, slightly revised only minus 7.3. not pretty there. we're expecting basically unchanged. retail sales december headline up half of one%. up 0.5. take out autos up 0.3. take out autos and gas up 0.6. producer prices keys, down 0.2 headline. take out the all-important food and energy up 0.1. year over year headline up 1.3. let's look through the data. if you look at retail sales, that was better than expec
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 9:00am EST
straightforward guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. there's this island -- and it's got super-cute kangaroos. barrow island has got rare kangaroos. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> s.e.c. has gotten a bad rap in recent years. the agency was highly criticized for the mishandling of the madoff scandal. now they're trying to use new technology and creating specialized units to combat fraud. our gary kaminsky got rare access inside the asset management unit. >> things are definitely changing for sure. i pent some time with bruce karpati. his unit is responsible for investigating allegations of fraud committed by investment adviser and there are approximately 10,000 advisers overlooking $40 million of assets. he contributed to bring 147 e
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Jan 15, 2013 6:00pm EST
work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. with multiple lacerations to the wing and a fractured beak. surgery was successful, but he will be in a cast until it is fully healed, possibly several months. so, if the duck isn't able to work, how will he pay for his living expenses? aflac. like his rent and car payments? aflac. what about gas and groceries? aflac. cell phone? aflac, but i doubt he'll be using his phone for quite a while cause like i said, he has a fractured beak. [ male announcer ] send the aflac duck a get-well card at getwellduck.com. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. >>> a few short years ago the idea that america could become energy ipd independent, but it is within our grasp. i wanted to talk about one of the companies that is making the american energy renaissance possible. lpi. it is down in texas as well as a sizable position. you may not have heard of laredo. stocks ending up slightly above the ipo price. ho
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 2:00pm EST
him, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. at legalzoom, we've created a better place to handle your legal needs. maybe you have questions about incorporating a business you'd like to start. or questions about protecting your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like to find the right attorney to help guide you along, answer any questions and offer advice. with an "a" rating from the better business bureau legalzoom helps you get personalized and affordable legal protection. in most states, a legal plan attorney is available with every personalized document to answer any questions. get started at legalzoom.com today. and now you're protected. get started at legalzoom.com today. and you see the woman you fell in love with. she's everything to you. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the
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Jan 16, 2013 2:00pm EST
, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back. let's get straight to julia boorstin. julia? >> down 4.5% earlier today despite the fact that daily deals service introduced a new tool for small businesses to measure their return on investment with groupon, a free merchant impact report. now the stock doubled since november. looks like we are seeing profit taking. now brian, over to you. >> thank you very much. gun stocks are surging higher after the president proposed a new assault weapons ban and the mandatory background checks for gun buyers. let us get to eamon jafers for more on the president's plan and eamon, it appears that, you know, all of these law abiding citizens rushing out to buy guns. >> yeah. brian. one of the interesting counter intuitive impacts might be for the stores that sell guns that do background checks as they close the gun show loopholes. some of those retailers might see a benefit as more of the gun buying public goes to them. it was a solemn ceremony here at the wlous. president and vic
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Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm EST
rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. make it worth watching. introducing the 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> it's wednesday home gamers. and you know what that means. it's time to take a quick break from the opining on the insanity of earnings season. and let's focus attention on your portfolios. day in and day out, i stress the importance of homework, capitalizing on strong secular growth trends. well, this market may have
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 3:00pm EST
straightforward guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back. 90 seconds left here. the dow opened lower this morning and finishing higher. a gain of about 28 points. one bullish indicator and one bearish indicator. the bullish indicator. dow transportation average looks like it's going to close at an all-time high today. trust me. that's a bullish indicator. the bearish indicator, the volatility index, the fear indicator at a 52-week low. one-year chart of the vix, at
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 4:00pm EST
, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back. talk about working your way to the top. a new study shows ceos have one thing in common. twim waist lines. jane wells has been working up a sweat over this one. over to you, jane. >> reporter: maria, you are what you eat, but are you eating profits when you eat too much? now, the center for creative leadership tells the "wall street journal" that people perceive trim ceos as being more successful, think jeff bezos at amazon and the opposite of a ceo that's overweight. is it true. take carlos slim. he's not exactly slim, but he's one of the richest guys in the world, or gary ludman, running cesares for ten years. however, the stock is down more than half since going public about a year ago. as for political chief executives, well no, one has less body fat than the president of the united states who managed to win a very contentious re-election contest. chris christie has managed to be elected a republican governor in democratic n
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Jan 23, 2013 12:00pm EST
, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. lots more "halftime report" is lots more "halftime report" is >>> welcome back. time for top three trades now. first up intuitive surgical ripping higher. >> what a rip, scott. in fact, just last week we were talking with herb greenberg because citron research came out with a negative on the stock and it dropped by $12, then turned and burned to the upside $20 higher than that, and then today it's up $55. trading to $575. it's got john morgan puts an outperform on them. >>. >>> research in motion is pulling back. ennis, what do you see here? stock down 3%? >> i think rim is setting up for a buy the rumor sell the news on this product release. the stock has gotten a bit ahead of itself. it's a great momentum name. i would be taking profits. >> i sold half my stock this morning. >> you did? >> i'll take issue with anything but on rim i sold half my stock this morning. i think it has upside to $20 level. everything i read about the phone, it will be
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Jan 18, 2013 6:00pm EST
science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. olaf gets great rewards for his small business! pizza! [ garth ] olaf's small business earns 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! helium delivery. put it on my spark card! [ pop! ] [ garth ] why settle for less? great businesses deserve great rewards! awesome!!! [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase, every day! what's in your wallet? >>> here on "mad money," we are all about long-term themes. big picture trends you can fall back on the next time the market turns against you. and it will eventually, believe me. one of my top themes for 2013 and possibly beyond is the north american energy renaissance. we discovered so much new oil and gas in this country we could potentially break the strangle hold on the nation's energy supply in less than a decade. and we need new infrastructure to transport the stuff from where it's produced to where it can be used. that's why i've been a big fan of the pipeline master limited partnerships.
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Jan 18, 2013 2:00pm EST
guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> hear me! all hear me! all pay heed, the lord, the lord jehovah, has given unto you these 15 -- wait, 10, 10 commandments. >> well, they're not quite carved in stone but with ben bernanke also has quite a few tasks on his check list. pimco came up with 10 commandments for the chairman. let's bring in pimco and first on your list, let's play offense. explain. >> not quite the charlston heston version of the 1950s. we know that after 2007, 2008, the fed, his actions were meant mostly to buffer the economy against a big shock to it and of course to financial markets but the access now and actions since september are have been meant toward strengthening the economy even when it hasn't weakened materially from the growth trend. the mantra for this year is to print, print, print. to try and get nominal gdp which is gdp looked at before inflation adjustment. to 5% instead of recent 4% running at 4. the extra percentage point in growth, if it happens, is b
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Jan 18, 2013 6:00am EST
. but i think that -- >> to overlook that reality is really -- >> -- the basic science. but the application of the basic science comes from entrepreneurs and people that are in the business for profit. no? medical devices -- >> the health care system has got a profit making component. it's got a large nonprofit component. it's got a public component. but the innovation is heavily funded by the public sector, of course. >> in general would you say that the private sector is more ee fishent in doing certain things than the government? >> the private sector is certainly more efficient at doing certain things than the government. and the public sector is more efficient, particularly in providing insurance than the private sector is. >> james, we're going to leave it there. it's a debate that i imagine is going to continue, and we'll have to have you back to continue it. thanks so much. >> thank you very much. >> coming up. a shortage at the u.s. mint. we're going to tell you what's in low supply next. and then at 8:30, gamco's howard ward will join us to talk earnings. lots of major
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Jan 17, 2013 6:00am EST
other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back. the futures are indicated higher. in fact picked up quite a bit of steam. at this point the dow futures are up 52 points, let's get down to the new york stock exchange. jim cramer joins us now. we've had good economic numbers that came out that spurred things, but a lot of news on the big stocks, too. the financials are out this morning. why don't we start off talking a bit about boeing. we've had several analysts on this morning. the question is, what you do you do with the stock while you wait to hear more information about what's really happening? >> headline risk continues. remember the stock was between 69 and 70 for quite a long time. people were hoping for a big different boost, i don't know if that can happen. there was a great airbus conference call this morning on between 4:15 and quarter of 5:00. those guys are smoking it. i think what's going to happen is eventually there will be order cancellations. i don't buy that. i don't want to buy boeing, but i do
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Jan 21, 2013 11:00am EST
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Jan 16, 2013 6:00pm EST
rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. with multiple lacerations to the wing and a fractured beak. surgery was successful, but he will be in a cast until it is fully healed, possibly several months. so, if the duck isn't able to work, how will he pay for his living expenses? aflac. like his rent and car payments? aflac. what about gas and groceries? aflac. cell phone? aflac, but i doubt he'll be using his phone for quite a while cause like i said, he has a fractured beak. [ male announcer ] send the aflac duck a get-well card at getwellduck.com. at a dry cleaner, we replaced people with a machine. what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. >>> when i tell i think you should own a stock, that doesn't mean you should throw all of your eggs into that one basket. even if you are almost positive if it goes up. because diversification is the only free lunch in this business, which is why, of course, we play am i diversifie
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Jan 17, 2013 1:00pm EST
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Jan 23, 2013 12:00am EST
that science cannot. just look online and you'll find hundreds of credible-looking websites offering stem cell cures in overseas clinics. as scott pelley reported in january 2012, the 60 minutes investigation found something even more alarming: illegal stem cell transplants that are dangerous and delivered to your doorstep. >> i know you're tired. >> adam and brandon susser are 11-year-old twins. adam has cerebral palsy, his brain was damaged by a lack of oxygen before he and his brother were born. >> he's confined to a wheelchair. he needs assistance with all his daily living activities from cleanliness to feeding to clothing. >> gary and judy susser have searched for anything that might improve on the judgment handed down by adam's doctors. >> the sentence of being a quadriplegic, the sentence of being totally blind, the pronouncement by physicians that we should put him away. >> so back in 2003, the sussers took a chance on the theory of stem cells. adam was three. >> they brought him to a doctor in mexico who injected stem cells with no idea whether they would work. >> the progre
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Jan 23, 2013 4:00am EST
important advances in science and medicine. and i think that's driving a whole new wave of innovation. we're seeing that at merck. >> in terms of growth, i want to ask you about merck and what you're excited about in the pipeline. there is some speculation that we're going to see deals, really empowering growth for merck as well as the pharmaceutical group. would you say growth at merck comes organically in the next couple of years or through acquisitions? >> i would say very much organically. we have a number of important medicines in our pipeline. i'll talk about a few of them. one of our drugs, organic -- one for osteoporosis, an important medicine because the medicine that's women were using before, they'd stop using them. they've not had the right effects over the long term. that's an important medicine. beyond that, we have a very important medicine for cancer called the anti-pd1. an exciting medicine. and there's a medicine for alzheimer's which we have high hopes for. >> are we in terms of the trials for the cancer drug and some of these very important drugs in the plane? when
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Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
doing work with life sciences, with embryo banks, with things that are just so blow away, that people want gene sequencing. this is a real company. it is an american company and it's great. >> amazing what the revolution that's under way. you'll be able to take your dna with you on your ipad. >> that's exactly them. >> keep in mind, if you pencil out the numbers above 65 for an lbo, it's pretty tough. here there is not a large shareholder who is going to roll everything in with even more money outside. let's keep an eye on it. interesting situation. certainly wanted to point it out. the stock up almost 10%. >> coming up next, apple's recent slide, due to investors being dissatisfied with their own lives. and the ceo of zylinx. the early movers here on wall street. >>> over at the nasdaq, we're awaiting the first trade for norwegian cruise lines, pricing above the range at $19 a share. it had been $16 to $18 a share. this is a hot space over the past year. royal caribbean, up 30% in the last year. carnival up 11%. the point cramer was making earlier, it looks like the higher anticipati
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Jan 23, 2013 4:00pm EST
, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> with 30 seconds on the clock, our next guest will tell you what could move the market tomorrow. >> john hummel of ais group and dane leon of mcquartery group. stacy, 30 seconds on the clock. what do you expect tomorrow? >> great things. obviously everybody is focused on apple and netflix, but other things to look at as well. the initial jobless claims numbers, we think need to be strong in order for the market to sustain long-term sustainability. also signer semiconductor. we think we'll get an indication the semi conductor cycle has bottomed and that will be positive for technology overall. we also have ao smith reporting tomorrow. we think they need to be incredibly confident with the overall recovery in the real estate market in order for people to want to stay along that trade. >> wow, really squeezing a lot in 30 seconds. john, break it down. what are you looking for? 30 seconds. >> we're going to be focused on the uspmi manufacturing index and the kansas city fed index, both of which we
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Jan 16, 2013 3:00pm EST
, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> let me show you a train we've been seeing. selloff on the market and the market tries to come back. the dow is down about 34 points today because of boeing of the
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Jan 23, 2013 3:00pm EST
other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> coming up at the two-minute mark, the dow hasn't been above 14,000 since december i think of 2007. no, october of 2007, and today we're getting ever closer, up another 65 points or half a percent at 13,777. the s&p hasn't been at 1,500 since december of 2007. we're very chose to that, another two-point gain to 1494 today. now we wait for a couple of big earnings reports, especially from a. the street is looking for $13.47, but numbers are higher than that and everybody wants to know how many iphones they sold and how many versions. ipad. all coming up in a few minutes and it's up 9.53 ahead of that number. netflix also coming out next hour. they are looking for a loss of 13 cents. this thing has been on a tear lately, and the it's up another 5% right now ahead of the close. my friend matthew cheslock, you've been skeptical. this market continues higher, a
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Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm EST
from not knowing the science of this epidemic of violence. now, these are a few of the 23 executive actions that i'm announcing today. but as important as these steps are, they are in no way a substitute for action from members of congress. to make a real and lasting difference, congress, too, must act. and congress must act soon. and i'm calling on congress to pass some very specific proposals right away. first, it's time for congress to require a universal background check for anyone trying to buy a gun. [ applause ] the law already requires licensed gun dealers to run background checks. and over the last 14 years that's kept 1.5 million of the wrong people from getting their hands on a gun. but it's hard to enforce that law when as many as 40% of all gun purchases are conducted without a background check. that's not safe. that's not smart. it's not fair to responsible gun buyers or sellers. if you want to buy a gun, whether it's from a licensed dealer or a private seller, you should at least have to show you are not a felon or somebody legally prohibited from buying one. this is
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Jan 17, 2013 3:00pm EST
guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> two minutes to the close. here's where we were trading today this. rally that we saw, the peak came a couple hours ago with the dow up 122 points. we've been pulling back since that time. let me show you what was at stake. we talked about these five-year highs. the s&p, any positive close of a five-year high. for the dow though you go back to before the financial crisis, to the end of 2007 when we were at around 13,610 or so. just below that right now. we're very close. if we could get a couple points above this, we would do much better so we're getting close to the five-year hig
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Jan 23, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> that's an easy fix. if you took a college course in actuarial science, you can figure out social security. the medical side is a lot tougher. we need to get started on it and not crashing against the wall ten years from now. >> there are people, we had a professor from texas, john kenneth galbraith's son. people put in 100 and take out 400. he said, that's fine and the government needs to make up the difference and we'll tax people to get to the point we can pay for that so we don't need to do anything about it. that sounds counter productive. turning it into a defined contribution system, is that even worse? >> first of all, you can't sustain that. >> because productivity will rise in this country so you can cover it? >> it hasn't in the last decade. a lot of assumptions in social security is you have expanding social security and each generation is richer than the previous one. that's not the way it's turning out. >> baby boomer. so there are -- if you take the polar opposites of the sides, there are people that just want to pay for whatever we' we're -- have promised. unfortunately tha
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